May 01, 2006 // 8:30am — 3:00pm
In this conference, speakers discussed progress toward the empowerment of women in the Middle East and North Africa. The first panel examined the status of women in a select number of countries in the region, focusing on women's rights and civil society, and examining developments in women's political participation and legal rights. The second panel focused on the experiences of women in peacebuilding and conflict resolution.
Negotiating For Peace in Sri Lanka: A Behind-the-Scenes Perspective on Mediating Conflict Resolution
April 20, 2006 // 4:00pm — 5:00pm
Visaka Dharmadasa, Founder and Chair of the Association of War-Affected Women and of Parents of Servicemen Missing in Action
April 13, 2006 // 3:00pm — 4:30pm
The Africa Program and ECSP are pleased to join Islamic Relief to host a special briefing on recent developments in the humanitarian crisis caused by the ongoing drought and famine in the Horn of Africa.
April 13, 2006 // 10:30am — 11:30am
Robert Orr, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Planning, Executive Office of the UN Secretary-General; Kristen Lee Silverberg, Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Mark Wallace, U.S. Representative to the United Nations for UN Management and Reform.
April 05, 2006 // 10:00am — 11:30am
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars hosts a Director's Forum with Pekka Haavisto, Special Representative of the European Union for Sudan. Ambassador Haavisto discusses the international and European responses to the interrelated crises facing the region.
March 03, 2006 // 1:00pm — 2:15pm
A briefing with Matt Bryden, Horn of Africa Project Director at the International Crisis Group and André Le Sage, Assistant Professor and Academic Chair for Terrorism and Counterterrorism at the African Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University.
March 03, 2006 // 9:00am — 10:30am
A briefing on recent developments affecting independent journalists in Zimbabwe, featuring Isabella Matambandadzo, a trustee of the Voice of the People, one of Zimbabwe's few remaining independent radio stations. Video is now online
February 23, 2006 // 9:00am — 10:30am
A discussion with Ambassador Mohamed Higazy and Ambassador Maasoum Marzouk, two of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry's senior Africanists, on Egypt's role in promoting peace and democracy on the continent. Remarks now online
February 01, 2006 // 1:00pm — 2:30pm
A discussion with Rebecca Nyandeng Garang de Mabior, Southern Sudanese Minister for Roads and Transportation on the implementation of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement and development challenges facing Southern Sudan.
February 01, 2006 // 8:00am — 10:00am
Sarah Cohen, Program Analyst, NGO Sector Strengthening Program, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance, U.S. Agency for International Development. Peter Uvin, Henry J. Leir Professor and Chair of International Humanitarian Studies and Director of the Institute for Human Security, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.